1777 gorgeous Royal Quarto illustrated complete King James Bible
with Apocrypha, Book of Common Prayer and Psalter
Size: royal quarto, 11.5 x 9.5 x 4.5"
T Wright and W Gill,
Overall VERY GOOD condition
Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Teftaments; Tranflated out of the Original Tongues, and with the former
Translations diligently Compared & Revifed. By His Majesties Special
Command. Appointed to be read in Churches. OXFORD ... MDCCLXXVII
gorgeous and amazingly illustrated Bible in a beautiful preserved condition with (original?) red
leather, multi-colored binding
with gold stamped decorations and red 'IHS' [first 3 letter of Jesus
in Greek] on the middle of the back cover. All page edges are gold gilt.
This Bible is embellished
with a set of about 30 Bible illustrations - inlcuding some DOUBLE
PAGE ones in the New Testament and are in amazing detail! There is a total
of FOUR title pages to this Bible, including the prelims and various
tables and indices. All seems to be present and complete, including
the complete Apocrypha. Additionally there is a complete Book of
Common Prayer  in the front and a 'a New version of the Psalms
of David  in the back.
The double page engraving of the crucifixion is quite amazing!
Overall VERY GOOD condition.
Beautifully bound with gilt decoration and marbled endpapers, the
binding is very
attractive and sound without any issues (handle with care - as
always). Very clean pages with wide margins and no damages. Some
minor typical age related wear throughout. Gorgeously detailed
engravings. Various (minor) paper edge wrinkles/damages in the front
and back of the book.